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A Journey from Braille to Print: Rediscovered 19th Century French Organ Music

Chipping away at the backlog of unprocessed collections (there’s always a backlog in archives), I came across four spiral-bound volumes...

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The Blind Detective in Popular Culture

This month, on the museum’s Facebook and Twitter, we’re posting some photos and brief histories of blind detectives in fiction,...

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Lessons in Labels

In my nearly 20-year career in the museum field, I have been a part of an exhibit team, helped locate...

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A Lot of Dots

Photos above from Museum Archives: Hall braillewriter 1892; APH employees typing braille printing plates with stereograph machines, c. 1945; detail...

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A Barrel of Documents

My journey of discovery started when I found two folders in the American Foundation for the Blind Archive folders, both...

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